PHOENIX – The Indoor Football League (IFL) announced today the remaining 2020 season has been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainties surrounding COVID-19. The Arizona Rattlers and the IFL will resume in 2021.
“The Arizona Rattlers agree with the league’s decision announcing the cancellation of the 2020 season,” Rattlers majority owner and CEO Ron Shurts said. “The safety of our fans, players, coaches, front office, and all employees is of the utmost importance, and due to concerns about COVID-19, it is necessary to cancel the season to ensure that. Although we are disappointed we cannot compete for another United Bowl Championship this year, we are eager to get back on the field in front of Rattler Nation in 2021.”
For the full release from the Indoor Football League, please visit www.goifl.com.
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About the Arizona Rattlers
The Arizona Rattlers were founded in 1992, and are proud members of the Indoor Football League (IFL). In the three seasons that the Rattlers have been in the IFL, they have been in the conference championship every year and have gone to the United Bowl twice, winning one in 2017. The Rattlers spent 24 seasons in the Arena Football League (AFL), and in that time made ten appearances in the ArenaBowl, winning in 2014, 2013, 2012, 1997 and 1994. For tickets, call 602-514-TDTD (8383), or visit www.azrattlers.com.